Tuesday, November 6, 2018

What I Am, by William Ledbetter

★★★☆☆ Honorable Mention

(AI) The short tale of a boy who modifies a “smart sweater” to hunt for a ring he lost in a lake. From the sweater’s point of view. (993 words; Time: 03m)

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"What I Am," by (edited by Sheila Williams), appeared in issue 11-12|18, published on by .

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Review: 2018.587 (A Word for Authors)

Pro: The sweater’s devotion to Oscar is moving. The story is bittersweet, since Oscar has ruined his sweater through this exercise, and his tears are certainly for his mom, not his sweater.

Con: Why in the world would anyone make a smart sweater?

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